News for Current graduate students

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Are flip-flops more dangerous than bare feet?

Lab photo of subject's foot wearing flip flop with video markers attached.

Flip-flops have a tendency to come off the foot entirely during slips in dry and wet conditions, contributing to a greater risk of injury, says a University of Waterloo study.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Low-tech footrest can help prevent lower-back pain

Person using footrest while standing at desk

People who stand at work for long periods of time might be able to avoid lower back pain by intermittently using a footrest, says a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo.